Registered Respiratory Therapist RRT PRN

We are growing quickly with recent expansions to surgery and trauma, and although we're only 20 minutes from Downtown KCMO and Johnson County, Belton Regional Medical Center is a community hospital with a friendly, community feel. We're proud to be part of HCA Midwest Health, Kansas City's largest healthcare provider and one of Ethisphere's most ethical companies for a ninth consecutive year.
Quality patient care is our priority, and we focus on the patient experience - in every department and with every interaction. We hire to fit our culture and our vision; compassion, integrity, drive, energy and focus are a few of the traits we look for.
We're also a Pathways to Excellence hospital - one of only 100 hospitals in the nation certified as a Best Place to Work for Healthcare Professionals. We value continued professional development and growth, as well as giving our employees a voice in decisions that affect their work.
Our growth has led to a need for compassionate, competent PRN Registered Respiratory Therapist, RRT.
If you fit the following criteria, we'd love for you to apply to be part of our team!

  • Associate's Degree, graduate of an AMA accredited Respiratory Therapy program

  • Registered with the National Board of Respiratory Care as an Advanced Respiratory Care Practitioner

  • Must be licensed in the state of Missouri

  • Current BLS certification

  • 1 year of recent clinical experience

  • A solid work ethic and high integrity

  • A passion for high quality patient care

  • Compassionate, friendly and driven to excellence

Position Summary: Under the general direction of the Administrative Director or Supervisor, performs diagnostic and therapeutic procedures ordered by a physician. Duties include medical gas administration, aerosol therapy, obtaining and analyzing blood specimens, performing patient testing, operating and maintaining various types of respiratory and cardiopulmonary equipment, providing mechanical ventilation, maintaining artificial airways, assisting with cardiopulmonary resuscitation, providing patient education, monitoring equipment and patient response to therapy. Additional responsibilities include completing documentation in patient and departmental records, cleaning equipment, and maintaining safety and infection control practices. The Registered Respiratory Therapist in this department provides care for birth to pediatric, pediatric/child patients between 1 to 11 years of age; adolescent patients between 12 to 17 years of age; adult patients between 18 to 64 years; and geriatric patients 65 years and older.
Minimum Requirements :
Education: Associates Degree, graduate of an AMA accredited Respiratory Therapy program.
Certifications: Must be registered with the National Board for Respiratory Care as an Advanced Respiratory Care Practitioner. Must be licensed within the State of Missouri. Have current CPR affirmation.
Experience: One year of recent clinical experience.
Company Description:

At its founding in 1968, Nashville-based HCA was one of the nation's first hospital companies. Today, we are the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, a company comprised of locally managed facilities that includes about 165 hospitals and 115 freestanding surgery centers in 20 states and England and employing approximately 204,000 people. Approximately four to five percent of all inpatient care delivered in the country today is provided by HCA facilities. Milton Johnson serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of HCA.

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